Head of Tactical Asset Allocation

  • Competitive Base and Bonus GBP
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Piedmont Ltd.
  • 15 Sep 18 2018-09-15

Working for one of the global leaders in asset management, we seek an individual to manage the Absolute Return Multi-Asset portfolio with responsibility for the performance of the funds and strategy. The Head of TAA will contribute to the investment process, combining quantitative and fundamental views.

Role requirements

Investment Knowledge

  • Knowledge of managing Multi-Asset portfolios based on a wide variety of asset classes
  • Knowledge of risk management and sophisticated portfolio construction

Essential qualifications & experience

At least 15 years’ experience in a Multi-Asset or Alternative Investment role. Experience in asset allocation and risk budgeting (this may have been gained at a Multi-Asset fund manager, sovereign wealth fund, pension fund)

A proven track record 

  • A pragmatic, market-aware investment style; identifies opportunities to capture alpha by rapidly finding ways to exploit relatively short-term market movements. Demonstrable expertise in taking high level investment strategy ideas and translating them through to implementation via specific investment ideas within client portfolios
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Undergraduate and graduate degrees from leading educational institutions

Specific other role requirements:

  • Diplomacy and tact
  • Unquestionable personal and professional integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to facilitate interaction with senior executives internally as well as with a wide range of business clients externally
  • Collaborative and enjoys working in a collaborative environment
  • Possesses a good balance in ability between strategy formulation and execution
  • Ability to develop a strategic dialogue with clients